John Newton  British

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John Newton passed away on 21st Dec 1807 aged 82.


John Newton is a member of the following lists: 18th-century English Anglican priests, English Calvinist and Reformed ministers and British slave traders.


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    John Newton (/ˈnjuːtən/; 24 July 1725 – 21 December 1807) was an English sailor, in the Royal Navy for a period, and later a captain of slave ships. He became ordained as an evangelical Anglican cleric, served Olney, Buckinghamshire for two decades, ...

    First Name John
    Middle Name Henry
    Last Name Newton
    Birthday 24th July, 1725
    Birthplace Wapping, England
    Died 21st December, 1807
    Zodiac Sign Leo
    Nationality British
    Occupation Text British sailor and Anglican clergyman
    Claim to Fame 'Amazing Grace'
    Music Genre (Text) Gospel, Hymns
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